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Marketplace for Friday, August 7, 2015

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It’s been a very bad week for media companies. Plus, Jo Ling Kent of FOX Business and Fortune’s Leigh Gallagher join us for the Weekly Wrap.

Segments From this episode

Women, venture capital and bias

by Mark Garrison Aug 7, 2015
An experiment reveals obstacles female entrepreneurs face in finding investors.

Fines, fees add up when probation services go private

by Gigi Douban Aug 7, 2015
Companies use the power of public court to collect on traffic tickets.
Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Unemployment, the Fed and the GOP debate

by Kai Ryssdal Aug 7, 2015
Jo Ling Kent and Leigh Gallagher join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.

Will last-minute work soon be history?

by Sabri Ben-Achour Aug 7, 2015
Abercrombie and other retailers back away from unpredictable on-call schedules.

Media business gets a rough signal

by Kai Ryssdal and Adriene Hill Aug 7, 2015
Many are moving away from the traditional cable subscription plan.

Japan prepares to restart its nuclear power plants

by Scott Tong Aug 7, 2015
The country's safety culture needed updating to prevent a Fukushima-type disaster.

The car rental industry is strong, but Hertz struggles

by Gigi Douban Aug 7, 2015
Car sharing has yet to cut into its bread and butter: business travelers.
Final Note

Apple keeps CEO safe at $700,000 a year

by Kai Ryssdal Aug 7, 2015
Does his security staff take coffee breaks?

Music from the episode

Chartreuse Capital Cities
Burning The Whitest Boy Alive
Vanilla Minus Gold Panda

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